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[movies]ALERT: Advanced Law Enforcement Technology, Public Safety Technology for the 21st Century - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-377ALERT: Advanced Law Enforcement Technology, Public Safety Technology for the 21st CenturyThe ALERT system integrates a wireless, computerized data entry and access system for first-response traffic officers with a data management system for traffic records managers and administrators. Officers are tracked by global positioning and equipped with an in- vehicle touch-screen, a hand-held remote, digital photo and video capability, and direct access to federal...
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Downloads: 60
[movies]Ensuring Sfaety: Transporting Hazardous Materials by Air - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationEnsuring Sfaety: Transporting Hazardous Materials by AirVideo 7-97 1997This video describes the basic procedures for transporting hazardous materials by air.
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Downloads: 70
[movies]Your Roadmap to the Internet via the Bureau of Transportation Statistics - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-315Your Roadmap to the Internet via the Bureau of Transportation StatisticsFor Net novices, this video defines the Internet and encourages the viewer to discover online transportation data and information. Internet tools are explained in very simple terms: E-mail, File Transfer Protocol, Gopher, and the World Wide Web, illustrated by pages from transportation sites...
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Downloads: 379
[movies]Highway Noise Barrier Design - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-708Highway Noise Barrier DesignAVA20862VNB1. John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA. This report includes the issuances received during the specified period from the Commission (CLI), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards (LBP), the Administrative Law Judges (ALJ), the Directors' Decisions (DD), and the Decisions on Petitions for Rulemaking.
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Downloads: 137
[movies]Motorcycle Safety Helmet Effectiveness - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Motorcycle Safety Helmet Effectiveness AVA07879VNB1 Discusses the role of helmets in reducing the severity of motorcycle injuries. Makes the point that 75% of a cyclist's road hazards lie in front of him, thus weakening the argument that helmets are dangerous because of vision restrictions.
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Downloads: 550
[movies]Acoustics and Your Environment: The Basis of Sound and Highway Traffic Noise - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-706Acoustics and Your Environment: The Basis of Sound and Highway Traffic NoiseThis video is an educational tool presenting the fundamentals of sound and highway traffic noise. The first part of the video covers the basics of sound, including the following topics: sound waves, frequency, noise, sound pressure level, sound perception, and other stuff.
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Downloads: 92
[movies]Acoustics and Your Environment: The Basis of Sound and Highway Traffic Noise - U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Department of TransportationVideo VH-706Acoustics and Your Environment: The Basis of Sound and Highway Traffic NoiseAVA20426VNB1. This video is an educational tool presenting the fundamentals of sound and highway traffic noise. The first part of the video covers the basics of sound, including the following topics: sound waves, frequency, noise, sound pressure level, sound perception.
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Downloads: 121
[movies]Bicycle Safety Tips - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Bicycle Safety Tips AVA21460DVD1, May 2006 Whether you're new to bicycling, a bit rusty, a recreational rider, or an experienced rider, this video will give a quick review of the basics of bicycle safety. The video includes discussion on bicycle and helmet fit, rules of the road, and safe riding procedures.
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Downloads: 319
[movies]Ensuring Safety: The Cylinder Retester's Guide - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationEnsuring Safety: The Cylinder Retester's GuideThis video is for most cylinder retesters. It depicts a typical step-by-step inspection of a cylinder retest facility by a US DOT Inspector.
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Downloads: 123
[movies]Highway Noise Barriers: Performance, Maintenance and Safety - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-707Highway Noise Barriers: Performance, Maintenance and SafetyAVA19985VNB1. John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA. Acoustics Facility. The video illustrates different aspects of highway noise barriers. Topics covered include basic acoustics, barrier perforance, types of barriers, barrier materials, and maintenance and safety concerns.
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Downloads: 95
[movies]Hazardous Materials: General Awareness and Familiarization - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-588Hazardous Materials: General Awareness and FamiliarizationThis video provides basic training for shippers and carriers on how to transport hazardous materials in accordance with US DOT regulations. This is not complete hazardous material training, just an introduction (General Awareness & Familiarization). The video defines hazardous materials and provides guidance to recognize and identify hazardous materials...
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Downloads: 1,100
[movies]Ensuring Safety: Transporting Hazardous Materials by Air - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo RSPA/USDOTEnsuring Safety: Transporting Hazardous Materials by AirThis video describes the basic procedures for transporting hazardous materials by air.
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Downloads: 131
[movies]All Weather Paint for Work Zone - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationAll Weather Paint for Work ZoneHighways for Life. Demonstration of the technology in a controlled environment with a rain simulator and at an experimental site where three different formulations of the All-Weather-Paint were evaluated by drivers, together with the conventional pavement markings and a temporary wet-weather tape.
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Downloads: 48
[movies]Subsurface Utility Engineering: A Technology for the 90's - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-305Subsurface Utility Engineering: A Technology for the 90'sNew technologies are introduced for locating pre-existing underground utilities in the highway design and construction process. Electromagnetics and sonics are used to designate utility placement without excavation. Vacuum excavation technology is shown for locating with only minor excavation. Data mapping with CAD is used in the design process...
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Downloads: 84
[movies]Retrofitted Load Transfer Devices - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-283Retrofitted Load Transfer DevicesRepair of cracks in jointed concrete pavement is accomplished by dry-milling slots and placing epoxy-coated rebar to establish load transfer across pavement cracks. Carbide grinding is used instead of diamond saw cutting. After the short sections of rebar are placed, the slots are backfilled with a high- strength rapid-setting mortar...
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Downloads: 37
[movies]Planning for Progress - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationPlanning for ProgressPlanning for Progress Video, FHWA. The video recording "Planning for Progress" provides an effective and brief (12 minutes) overview of intermodal freight transportation and addresses why it is important for decision-makers, public transportation planners and other transportation professionals to integrate freight in their local, State, and multi-jurisdictional planning and investment decisions...
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Downloads: 72
[movies]Rural Technical Assistance Program - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-143Rural Technical Assistance ProgramReduce your workload and change your life for the better with Technology Transfer through the Rural Technical Assistance Program. Working smarter with RTAP expertise in the form of newsletters, workshops, training guides and help lines is promoted in testimonials by road engineers. Examples are given of equipment and construction ideas shared through the T2 newsletters and videos, and viewers are told to get with the pro...
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Downloads: 36
[movies]Tribal Transportation Planning: A Vision of a Better Tribal Transportation Plan - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-394ATribal Transportation Planning: A Vision of a Better Tribal Transportation PlanThis tape presents the importance of transportation as it relates to tribal sovereignty and quality of life. It encourages tribes to plan for better transportation and makes it clear that transportation planning is a prerequisite for securing federal transportation funding. ISTEA funding of tribal transportation projects is described and basic components and advantages of tra...
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Downloads: 27
[movies]Chip Seal Application - Part 3 - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-316Chip Seal Application - Part 3Part 3 (9 min.) examines chip seal application problems, most of which are caused by improper equipment maintenance or operation. Uneven spray patterns and chip distribution are discussed, and some safety hazards are also pinpointed. The video uses metric units.
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Downloads: 61
[movies]A Master Plan for Safe Trucks and Buses - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-245A Master Plan for Safe Trucks and BusesFederal safety regulation of drivers, vehicles and operating companies in the U.S. motor carrier industry is described and promoted in this video aimed at generating industry and public support for the safety program. Nationwide requirements for commercial driver licensing, roadside inspections of vehicles and driver records, and systematic reviews of carrier safety procedures are outlined and declared successful in...
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Downloads: 103
[movies]Plows of the Future - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-288Plows of the FutureImproved snowplow designs developed by SHRP are more efficient and improve operator control and visibility. Problems with conventional moldboards, blades, and snow scoops are shown. SHRP research is briefly described, and improved products are shown in operation. Angled scoops, tall low-friction moldboards with an adjustable tripping edge, and a shortened plow frame are demonstrated...
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Downloads: 86
[movies]Problems With Gravel Roads (Part 2) - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-317Problems With Gravel Roads (Part 2)This 3-part video was developed to help local agencies recognize typical problems with gravel roads, understand their causes, and correct them in a cost-effective manner.
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Downloads: 114
[movies]LP Gas: Know the Facts - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-309LP Gas: Know the FactsThis video demonstrates safety procedures for working with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The tape is structured to be stopped at intervals for audience discussion. Key points are: allow only trained personnel to fill containers, detect leaks, store containers correctly, handle cylinders carefully, and use LPG properly (wear protective gear, don't smoke, etc.)...
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Downloads: 71
[movies]Round Abouts - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationRound AboutsHighways for Life.
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Downloads: 76
[movies]Introduction to Rehabilitation of Highway Concrete - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-273AIntroduction to Rehabilitation of Highway ConcreteThis tape, the first in a series of five, outlines methods of concrete pavement repair including full depth repair of distressed joints, partial depth repair, bonded and unbonded concrete overlays, and fast-track mixes and methods. Bridge deck overlays and concrete mixes to reduce chloride infiltration are also reviewed...
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Downloads: 85
[movies]Barrier Delineation in Work Zones: The Well Defined Path - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-609Barrier Delineation in Work Zones: The Well Defined PathConcrete barriers can be used effectively to protect work zones, separate directions of travel, and channelize traffic, however they can be difficult to see, easily blending into surroundings, particularly in low visibility conditions and at night. The visibility of these barriers can be enhanced when used in conjunction with other devices such as pavement markings, tubes, cones, vertical panels, dr...
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Downloads: 62
[movies]SHRP Innovations: Snow and Ice Control - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-287SHRP Innovations: Snow and Ice ControlA video catalog of SHRP products for snow and ice control, this presentation emphasizes the local benefits to be derived from SHRP research. Snow fences, snow plows, deicing chemical tests, anti-icing procedures, and road weather information systems are briefly described. SHRP tape no.20.
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Downloads: 67
[movies]Uses of Asphalt-Rubber - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-187Uses of Asphalt-RubberRecycled tires blended with asphalt cement produce asphalt rubber. Its many uses include asphalt rubber concrete (ARC), open graded friction courses, stress absorbing membranes (SAM's), stress absorbing membrane interlayers (SAMI's), cape seals, three-layer systems, and waterproof membranes. Placement and benefits of each are briefly described...
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Downloads: 109
[movies]Anti-Icing for Maintenance Personnel - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-370Anti-Icing for Maintenance PersonnelAnti-Icing is defined as a systematic approach to winter highway maintenance, using material, equipment, strategy and trained personnel to prevent or reduce the ice-pavement bond. This video gives a quick introduction to these tools, describing the action of sodium chloride in lowering freezing temperature, the importance of proper timing of chemical applications, selection of chemicals, calibration of spreaders, and a...
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Downloads: 64
[movies]Subsurface Utility Engineering: A Proven Solution - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-331Subsurface Utility Engineering: A Proven SolutionThis video stresses the benefits and briefly describes the methods of obtaining accurate three-dimensional mapping of subsurface utilities. Local agencies are counseled to contract the services of a subsurface utility engineer for development of future construction projects to lower construction bids, project costs, and liability exposure...
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Downloads: 79
[movies]Truck Impacts on Pavements - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-313Truck Impacts on PavementsTruck weights are considered in relation to pavement design. The following topics are considered: types of pavements, effects of the environment, use of truck data in pavement design, and the effects of increased truck size and weight. The video explains the calculation of single equivalent axle loads, and advocates adoption of compromise size and weight limits...
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Downloads: 107
[movies]Attaching Snow Plows to Motorgraders - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-397Attaching Snow Plows to MotorgradersThis tape begins with operator instructions for attaching three types of plows to motorgraders: the front single plow blade, the V-plow, and the side-wing plow. Most of the video, however, concerns general operator guidelines such as proper dress, safety precautions, pre- start inspection and plowing techniques. Correct downward blade pressure and plowing speed are given extra attention...
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Downloads: 74
[movies]Shooting Good Video - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-387Shooting Good VideoThis video provides simple tips and techniques to shoot better video for documentation purposes. Construction video may be required to document the date, time, location and process of various construction activities or usage of equipment, or could be used to settle disputes, as evidence in court, for in-house training, or for public viewing...
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Downloads: 75
[movies]Graves Avenue Prefabricated Bridge Project - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationGraves Avenue Prefabricated Bridge ProjectWidening of I-4 from four to six lanes the old Graves Avenue Bridge had to go. Officials from the Florida DOT had seen an innovative bridge building technique in use overseas. There, crews used self-propelled modular transporters or s-p-m-ts to lift old bridges out of the way and then replace them with pre-constructed bridge spans in a short amount of time...
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Downloads: 68
[movies]Ultra-Thin Whitetopping Repair Demonstration - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-559Ultra-Thin Whitetopping Repair DemonstrationA clear, no-nonsense, step-by-step demonstration of the repair of ultra-thin whitetopping (UTW) pavements by panel removal and replacement. The demonstration project, located at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, began with the construction of a UTW pavement subjected to accelerated load testing. When the testing was over, sections of the pavement were distressed showing corner breaks, transverse and ...
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Downloads: 99
[movies]Work Zone Safety - Part 3 - Length of Zones - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-334Work Zone Safety - Part 3 - Length of ZonesWork Zone Safety Maintenance Operations on Rural Highways. This six-part instructional video describes temporary traffic control in short-term work sites. Part 3 (16 min.) explains the required lengths of the advance warning, transition, activity and termination zones of temporary traffic control zones.
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Downloads: 82
[movies]Open Roads: A Look at Freeway Incident Management - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-303Open Roads: A Look at Freeway Incident ManagementThis video makes a strong case for local development of incident management programs. Although advanced technologies will provide more tools for dealing with freeway incidents, this tape emphasizes simple, low-cost solutions using resources at hand. Service patrols and changeable message signs for traffic re-routing are shown...
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Downloads: 108
[movies]Nemo Bridge - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationNemo BridgeFrom the Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems division of the FHWA.
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Downloads: 83
[movies]Comparable Concepts for Replacement Housing / Business Relocation - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVide VH-431Comparable Concepts for Replacement Housing / Business RelocationPart 1 of this video explains the concept of replacement housing for displaced owners and tenants under the Uniform Act and 49 CFR Part 24. Relocation can be complex, wrought with emotional and financial issues for the displaced, and requiring some latitude and reasonable judgment from the re-locater...
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Downloads: 68
[movies]Highway Safety: Roadside Cross Sections - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-48IHighway Safety: Roadside Cross SectionsThis video identifies roadside slopes and ditch shapes that affect vehicle safety, describes alternative safety treatments, and demonstrates proper construction and maintenance. The effects of grade, hinge point location, and obstructions are shown. Ditch shape is emphasized. Culverts and pavement drop-offs are also discussed...
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Downloads: 111
[movies]Highway Safety: Clear Zone Concept - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-48BHighway Safety: Clear Zone ConceptThis tape introduces the Functional Requirements series and the clear zone concept, stressing removal, relocation, retrofitting and shielding. The desired clear zone width is explained and reviewed. Removal of trees and other roadside hazards, treatment of culvert ends and other objects within the clear zone, and maintenance of embankment slopes are covered...
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Downloads: 204
[movies]Chip Seal Application - Part 2 - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-316Chip Seal Application - Part 2In part 2 (13 min.), chip seal procedures are presented in more detail. This section covers checking application rates, applying binder, spreading chips, rolling, joint construction, brooming, and opening to traffic.
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Downloads: 120
[movies]Utility Cuts in Paved Roads (Part 2) - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-363Utility Cuts in Paved Roads (Part 2)Part 1 introduces the problems created by utility cuts. Project management is addressed in a review of interagency utility coordination and control, locating existing underground utilities, and traffic control. Part 2 continues with utility cut work methods: pavement cutting, excavation, backfilling, surface restoration, and site clean-up...
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Downloads: 67
[movies]A Daunting Challenge - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationA Daunting ChallengeHighways for Life. Right now, the highway system in this country is facing a perfect storm: At the same time that budgets are tighter than ever, much of the highway system is well beyond its useful life and in dire need of a major renewal effort. Yet, even if funds were available for such an effort using traditional methods, the resulting congestion would be enormous...
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Downloads: 87
[movies]Night Lights: How Retroreflectivity Makes Our Roads Safer - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-466Night Lights: How Retroreflectivity Makes Our Roads SaferThis video explains the safety benefits and the technology of retroflectivity -- the property of signs, markings and materials that reflects light from vehicle headlights back to the driver. Excellent visuals depict the effects of lighting (daytime, nighttime, dawn and dusk) and weather (clear, rain, snow, fog) conditions on retroreflectivity...
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Downloads: 115
[movies]Chip Seal Application - Part 1 - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-316Chip Seal Application - Part 1Part 1 (about 15 min.) is a good basic introduction to chip sealing, covering preliminary concerns such as familiarity with contract documents and traffic control plans, materials, equipment, surface preparation, weather requirements, and application rates.
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Downloads: 147
[movies]Utility Cuts in Paved Roads (Part 1) - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-363Utility Cuts in Paved Roads (Part 1)Part 1 introduces the problems created by utility cuts. Project management is addressed in a review of interagency utility coordination and control, locating existing underground utilities, and traffic control. Part 2 continues with utility cut work methods: pavement cutting, excavation, backfilling, surface restoration, and site clean-up...
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Downloads: 78
[movies]Training: The Obscured Advantage - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-356Training: The Obscured AdvantageThe benefits of workforce training for professionalism, motivation, productivity and safety are touted in this video intended for agency managers. It promotes the training opportunities available through the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP).
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Downloads: 57
[movies]Highway Safety and Trees: The Delicate Balance - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationPublication FHWA-SA-06-13Highway Safety and Trees: The Delicate BalanceEveryone is a stakeholder when it comes to safety. Highway Safety and Trees: The Delicate Balance stresses that the design of highway projects should be a cooperative effort involving the highway agency, concerned communities, organizations, and individual citizens. Use this video to initiate a dialogue...
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Downloads: 77
[movies]Emergency Relief (E.R.) for Federal-Aid Highways - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-37Emergency Relief (E.R.) for Federal-Aid HighwaysFederal emergency relief funds are available for reconstruction and repair of highways and local roads in the federal-aid system that have been damaged by natural disaster or catastrophic failure. This video describes the relief program, the limits on use of funds, and the requirements for eligibility. Local and federal agency procedures and requirements are clearly outlined against a background of dramatic ...
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Downloads: 95
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